Rami Malek Biography

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Rami Malek

Quick Facts Of Rami Malek

Celebrated Name Rami Malek
Age 37 Years
Nick Name Rami Malek
Birth Name Rami Said Malek
Birth Date 1981-05-12
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, California
Birth Nation United States
Career Start 2004
Debut Movie Night At The Museum
Best Known For his lead role as Elliot Alderson in Mr. Robot
Awards Critic's Choice Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
High School Notre Dame High School
University University of Evansville
Education Bachelor of Fine Arts degree
Height 1.75 m
Nationality American
Siblings 2
Brothers Sami Malek
Sisters Yasmine Malek
Father Said Malek
Mother Nelly Abdelmalek
Religion Coptic Orthodox
Horoscope Taurus
Ethnicity White
Weight 70 Kg
Hair Color Black

Rami Said Malek, popular by the name Rami Malek is an American actor. He is known for his lead role as Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot. For which, Malek has received Critics' Choice Award and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. He was also nominated for Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and TCA Award. He is also best known for portraying Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. His role of Freddie Mercury in the Bohemian Rhapsody won him Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and British Academy Film Award for Best Actor among others. Malek has appeared as supporting actor in several other television series and movies including the Night at the Museum trilogy, The Pacific, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2, and the dramatic film Short Term 12. He became the first actor of Egyptian descent to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. 

Rami Malek Claimed Another Major Award, Academy Award For The Queen Biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody 

Rami Malek, 37, has now an Oscar Award to his bag after he received the Oscar Award for Best Actor at the 2019 Oscars for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the 2018 biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. With the win, he became the first actor of Egyptian descent to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. 

However, Rami Malek slipped and fell off the stage while returning from the stage after delivering the Academy Award for Best Actor acceptance speech. He was not injured severely. After the fall, paramedics took him to the backstage and treated the actor for any injuries.

This was not the first award he claimed for his role of Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody. Earlier, he has already claimed other major award including Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, BAFTA Award, among others.

Rami Malek Video Biography and Lifestyle


Best Known for

  • His lead role as Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody
  • His lead role as Elliot Alderson in television series Mr. Robot

Early Life of Rami Malek 

Rami Malek was born to a father Said Malek and a mother Nelly Abdelmalek on 12 May 1981, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His parents were immigrants from Egypt. His father was a tour guide in Cairo and his mother is an accountant. Malek was raised in the Coptic Orthodox faith. Malek was elder brother to his twin brother named Sami Malek. Rami was born four minutes elder than Sami. He also has an older sister named Yasmine. His brother Sami is a teacher and his sister Yasmine is a medical doctor. His birth sign is Taurus.

Regarding his education, Malek attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California. He graduated in 1999. After high school, Malek attended the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana and received Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2003.

Body Features of Rami Malek

Regarding his body features, Rami has got a very attractive body figure. He has a tall height of 1.75 m. His balanced weight is 70 kg. He has black hair and green eyes. His chest is 39 inches, biceps are 14 inches, and his waist is 30 inches. His other body measurement has not been revealed yet and will be updated soon. With his charming face and smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him.

Career of Rami Malek 

  • Rami Malek started his acting career with a guest-starring role on the TV series Gilmore Girls in 2004. He then voiced uncredited "additional characters" for the video game Halo 2.
  • In 2005, he appeared in two episodes on Steven Bochco's war drama Over There. For which, he received Screen Actors Guild card.
  • That same year, he then appeared in an episode of Medium and was cast in the prominent recurring role of Kenny, on the Fox comedy series The War at Home.
  • In 2006, Malek made his feature film debut as Pharaoh Ahkmenrah in the comedy film, Night at the Museum, and reprised his role in the sequels, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.
  • In 2007, Malek appeared on-stage as "Jamie" in The Credeaux Canvas, a Vitality Productions theatrical presentation of Keith Bunin's at the Elephant Theatre in Los Angeles.
  • In 2010, Malek appeared in a recurring role as the suicide bomber Marcos AL-Zacar Award-winning HBO World War II mini-series The Pacific.
  • Malek met The Pacific executive producer Tom Hanks during its filming. Tom Hanks was impressed with his performance and later cast him in the feature film Larry Crowne. The movie was released in July 2011. 
  • In 2010, Malek appeared as Egyptian coven vampire in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2.
  • In 2013, Malek appeared as a new employee of a group home for youths in the indie film Short Term 12. He also appeared in the 2012 remake of the South Korean film Oldboy and in the crowdfunded Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, both directed by Spike Lee.
  • In 2015, Malek appeared as one of the main characters named Josh in a horror game titled Until Dawn.
  • Malek played a lead role in the USA Network computer-hacker, psychological drama Mr. Robot since 2015. It became one of the most appreciated performances of Malek. He won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama series for Mr. Robot. He also earned several nominations including  Dorian Award, Satellite Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.
  • Malek appeared as a man with two lives, Jonah and Buster in Buster's Mal Heart in 2016. It was Malek's first movie as a starring role.
  • Malek appeared as Louis Dega in a contemporary remake of the 1973 film Papillon in 2017.
  • Malek received Young Alumnus Award from his alma mater, the University of Evansville in February 2017. The same year, he was invited to become a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  • Malek appeared as Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. The film became his most successful film in his career which won him major accolades including Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and British Academy Film Award for Best Actor among others.
  • Bohemian Rhapsody became the sixth highest-grossing film and highest grossing musical biographical film of all time in the world.
  • Malek has also appeared in minor roles in Battleship, Oscar-nominated The Master, Need for Speed, and Aint Them Bodies Saints.

Affairs of Rami Malek 

Rami Malek lives in Los Angeles. Malek prefers to keep his personal life private. In 2012, Malek was rumored to be in a relationship with "Twilight" co-star Angela Sarafyan. Photos of the couple posing and holding hands were public, and their fans were excited to see the couple in love. However, both the actors did not confirm their secret relation. And the rumor just faded away. Later, Malek was again rumored to be dating "Mr. Robot" co-star Portia Doubleday. But Malek once again did not officially confirmed about it. At present, Malek is reported dating Bohemian Rhapsody co-star, Lucy  Boynton. The couple met while filming the movie. The movie is scheduled to release in November this year.

Net Worth of Rami Malek 

The 37-year old actor Rami Malek has a net worth estimated at $8 million. He mostly earned according to per episode bonuses, end of season bonuses. He has also appeared in several feature films. He is mostly acknowledged for his award-winning role in tv series Mr. Robot. For which, he received several nominations and awards including Critic's Choice Award. His most successful film is the biopic film, Bohemian Rhapsody which became the sixth highest-grossing film and highest grossing musical biographical film of all time in the world grossing $844 million worldwide. He is earning a good amount of money from his career work. His exact salary has not been revealed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his work.

Did You Know?

  • Malek was high school mates with future actress Rachel Bilson and Kirsten Dunst.
  • Malek left Hollywood and went to Argentina to live there for a brief period of time.

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